Sunday, January 24, 2010


Meandering through Time and Place:
Rivers in American History and Culture

Call for Papers Deadline: March 16, 2010

The program committee for the Kentucky-Tennessee American Studies
Association ( invites
panel and paper proposals for its May 2010 meeting, "Meandering through
Time and Place: Rivers in American History and Culture."

The committee is especially interested in proposals that address any area
of American Studies in keeping with the conference theme: how rivers, real
or imaginary, figure into American art, music, history, film, literature,
and culture.

Individual papers are welcome and graduate students are encouraged to
participate. Panel proposals should be limited either to three papers
(commentator optional), or four papers and no commentator. Proposals
should include a current c.v. with contact information and a one-paragraph
description of the proposed paper. If submitting a panel proposal, please
include c.v., contact information, and paper description for each
participant. Please indicate any technology requirements at the time of

The conference will be held May 21 and 22nd at Murray State University in
Murray, Kentucky. For more information, see the KTASA website at On this website you can get information
about upcoming events, register for the regional conference in the spring,
find out what other KTASA members are doing, and sign up to receive blog
and event updates.

Proposals are due by March 16th and may be submitted electronically to
program chair, Rebecca McIntyre at or in hard copy to:

Rebecca Cawood McIntyre
Program Chair, KTASA
Department of History
Box 23
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132